Festive Folklore Puppet Making Workshop

Puppet making workshop exploring alternative characters of Christmas.  Learn how to make and fully decorate a ‘jumping jack’ puppet of a festive folkloric character of your choosing. The workshops last three hours each. All materials provided and no artistic experience necessary. We will spend a little time in the workshop briefly getting to know characters…

Art, Power & the Asylum

Please note that this series of events has been organised by the Wellcome Library, and will take place in the Reading Room at the Wellcome Collection. Art, Power and the Asylum: exploring the Adamson Collection What is the value of art created in the asylum? Who does it belong to and how should it be…

FREE Therapeutic Art Group & Creative Writing Workshop (Derby)

More information below flyer… Borderline Arts raise awareness of Borderline Personality Disorder and empower those with with the condition and their care-givers/loved one. We are the only BPD-specific charity in the UK and have some exciting FREE activities coming up… Therapeutic Art Group This is an informal space, where those affected with BPD can get…

Installation viewing with added mince pies!

Back in October, in collaboration with Free Space Gallery, Mental Spaghetti and eight contributors* made an outdoor installation. Using plaster of paris, we cast, carved and sculpted our way to making ex-voto style offerings, on plinths, to sit in the front garden of Free Space Gallery. The collaborative sculptures are now installed in the front…

World Mental Health Day: Create an outdoor installation with us!

What: Workshops to create an outdoor installation Where: Freespace Gallery, 2 Bartholomew Road, London, NW5 When: Friday 9th, 16th and 23rd October In celebration and support of World Mental Health Day 2015 , in collaboration with Free Space Gallery, and in support of the Mental Health Foundation, we will be constructing a plaster of paris…

WORKSHOP & EXHIBITION CALL: Ubuntu Arts – ‘Lost & Found’ @ Goodmayes

What: ‘Lost & Found’ – Free Creative Workshop & Exhibition Opportunity from Ubuntu Arts Where: The Art Room, Goodmayes When: Thursday 30th July to Thursday 20th August, and Thursday 3rd September to Thursday 24th September Exhibition Opportunity: Ubuntu Arts are a London based non-profit art collective. Following their successful ‘Reaching Out’ event in March 2014…

Excitement building…Spaghetti & The Yeti Workshop – 15/05/15!

Dear MS friends, we are extremely excited to report our findings from our recent visit to Free Space Gallery at the Kentish Town Health Centre. As you know, our next workshop – a very special one, led by poet and comedian, John Hegley, in support of the Mental Health Foundation during Mental Health Awareness Week…

Workshop: John Hegley creative writing & drawing

Spaghetti & The Yeti: 3 hour creative writing & drawing workshop – 15/05/15 – Buy tickets A LIMITED NUMBER OF FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE TO MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE USERS – EMAIL US HERE Mental Spaghetti, the art and creativity in mental health organisation, joins forces with Free Space Gallery to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week 2015…

Illustration Workshop, 13th April

I’m doing an illustration workshop on April 13th for the inpatients at Highgate Mental Health Centre in London. The participants will be taking part in drawing a cartoon strip about a day – any day, past, present or future – in their life and how the day is relevant to their feelings. They will also…